Homer And Jethro

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Country music parody and comedy duo. Homer (Henry Doyle Haynes Jr., July 27, 1920 - August 7, 1971, Knoxville, TN) and Jethro (Kenneth Charles Burns, March 10, 1920 - February 4, 1989, Conasauga, TN) met at the age of 12 when both showed up in separate bands for an amateur contest at Knoxville's WNOX radio station. They were hired by the station after being disqualified from the contest for sounding too professional. A show's MC forgot their names and introduced them as "Homer and Jethro," giving them their stage names. Their parodies earned them a BMI award, a gold record, and a 1959 Grammy, and their popularity caused Kellogg's to feature them in a series of commercials for Corn Flakes. The partnership continued until Homer's death from a heart attack while preparing for a concert in August, 1971. Jethro continued as a respected jazz and country mandolinist until his death from cancer in February 1989.
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Homer And Jethro Discography Tracks

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Homer And Jethro - Homer And Jethro Fracture Frank Loesser album art Homer And Jethro Homer And Jethro Fracture Frank Loesser (Album, EP) RCA Victor US 1953 Sell This Version
Homer And Jethro - Barefoot Ballads album art Homer And Jethro Barefoot Ballads (Album, EP) RCA Victor, RCA Victor US 1957 Sell This Version
Homer And Jethro - Homer And Jethro album art Homer And Jethro Homer And Jethro (Comp, Album) Guest Star, Guest Star US 1959 Sell This Version
Homer And Jethro - Life Can Be Miserable album art Homer And Jethro Life Can Be Miserable RCA Victor US 1959 Sell This Version
AL-1513 Homer And Jethro - Musical Madness album art Homer And Jethro Musical Madness(LP, Album) Audio Lab (3) AL-1513 US 1959 Sell This Version
Homer And Jethro - At The Country Club album art Homer And Jethro At The Country Club (Album) RCA Victor Canada 1960 Sell This Version
Homer And Jethro - Songs My Mother Never Sang album art Homer & Jethro* Songs My Mother Never Sang (Album) RCA Victor US 1961 Sell This Version
Homer And Jethro - Homer & Jethro Strike Back album art Homer And Jethro Homer & Jethro Strike Back (Album, Comp) RCA Camden US 1962 Sell This Version
Homer And Jethro - Homer And Jethro At The Convention album art Homer And Jethro Homer And Jethro At The Convention RCA Victor Canada 1962 Sell This Version
Homer And Jethro - Playing It Straight album art Homer And Jethro Playing It Straight (Album) RCA Victor US 1962 Sell This Version
Homer And Jethro - Zany Songs Of The '30s album art Homer And Jethro Zany Songs Of The '30s (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor US 1962 Sell This Version
Homer And Jethro - Go West album art Homer And Jethro Go West (Album) RCA Victor US 1963 Sell This Version
Homer And Jethro - Homer And Jethro Will Drive You Nuts With Their Version Of The Standards album art Homer And Jethro Homer And Jethro Will Drive You Nuts With Their Version Of The Standards (Comp, Album) Regency (2) US 1959 Sell This Version
Homer And Jethro - The Humorous Side Of Country Music album art Homer And Jethro The Humorous Side Of Country Music (Album, Comp) RCA Camden US 1963 Sell This Version
Homer And Jethro - Ooh, That's Corny album art Homer & Jethro* Ooh, That's Corny (Album) RCA Victor Canada 1963 Sell This Version
639 Homer And Jethro - They Sure Are Corny album art Homer And Jethro They Sure Are Corny(LP, RE) King Records (3) 639 US 1963 Sell This Version
CAS-768(e) Homer And Jethro The Humorous Side Of Country Music(LP) RCA Camden CAS-768(e) Canada 1963 Sell This Version
Homer And Jethro - Cornfucius Say album art Homer And Jethro Cornfucius Say (Album) RCA Victor US 1964 Sell This Version
Homer And Jethro - Fractured Folk Songs album art Homer & Jethro* Fractured Folk Songs (Album) RCA Victor US 1964 Sell This Version
Homer And Jethro - Sing Tenderly And Other Great Love Ballads album art Homer And Jethro Sing Tenderly And Other Great Love Ballads RCA Victor US 1965 Sell This Version
Homer And Jethro - The Old Crusty Minstrels album art Homer And Jethro The Old Crusty Minstrels (Album) RCA Victor US 1965 Sell This Version
Homer And Jethro - Wanted For Murder album art Homer And Jethro Wanted For Murder (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor US 1966 Sell This Version
Homer And Jethro - Songs To Tickle Your Funny Bone album art Homer And Jethro Songs To Tickle Your Funny Bone RCA Camden Canada 1966 Sell This Version
Homer And Jethro - Any News From Nashville? album art Homer And Jethro Any News From Nashville? RCA Victor US 1966 Sell This Version
1005 Homer And Jethro - 24 Great Songs In The Homer And Jethro Style album art Homer And Jethro 24 Great Songs In The Homer And Jethro Style(LP, Album, Mono) King Records (3) 1005 US 1966 Sell This Version